The Croatian Tourist Board (HTZ) has the right to create and/or publish content on the Internet pages (Internet portals) Croatia.hr, Htz.hr, Kroatien.hr, Hrvatska.hr, Horvatia.hr, Horvatorszag.hr, Croatie.hr, Croazia.hr, Chorvatsko.hr, Chorwacja.hr, Croacia.hr , Visitacroacia.es, croatia.travel, visitcroatia.be, kroatischverkeersbureau.nl, Kroatie.hr, Kroatien.at, Turismo.hr, Tourisme.hr, Tourismus.hr, Tourism.hr, lovecroatia.hr, visitcroatiasharecroatia.hr, sharecroatia.hr, hrvatska365.hr, hrvatska365.eu, croatia365.eu, kroatien365.eu, kroatien365.hr, hrvaska365.eu, chorwacja365.eu, croatie365.eu, croazia365.eu, kroatie365.eu, kroatia365.eu, meetingscroatia.hr, meetingscroatia.com volim-hrvatsku.com, volim-hrvatsku.info, volim-hrvatsku.net, volim-hrvatsku.org, volim-hrvatsku.eu, crowine.hr, cro-wine.hr, crofood.hr, cro-food.hr, fulloflife.eu, croatiafulloflife.eu, fulloflife.hr, croatiafulloflife.hr, croatiafeeds.com, feeds.croatia.hr (hereafter: Internet pages).
Every other use of the content available on the Internet pages is subject to the appropriate legal protection and also to the application of legally available measures toward the User and/or a third party that makes use of the content available herein.
Content that is published and available on the Internet pages includes text, graphics, trademarks, logos, photographs, videos and other audiovisual content, computer applications and databases, and other technical and informational materials regardless of the method of their presentation or publication or their availability to the User.
Ownership of intellectual property rights
The content published on the Internet pages is protected by the regulations governing the ownership of the intellectual property rights and every unauthorized use can represent a basis for the initiation of a procedure to protect those rights against a User by HTZ or a third party that holds the copyright. Upon publishing copyrighted content, HTZ will show the name of the author of that content, i.e. the copyright owner, in an optimal way that will not lead to increased costs or the implementation of special technical solutions.
Accessibility of the Internet pages
HTZ cannot guarantee the availability of the Internet pages at all times to all types of devices and browsers, and all communications links. The Internet pages can be unavailable entirely or partially, temporarily or longer, for technical or other reasons (maintenance, errors, unavailability of the communications links, force majeure, decisions of public authorities, etc.) HTZ shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the unavailability of the Internet pages. HTZ can at any time carry out modifications to the Internet pages in any way and in any form, which includes changes to the visual identity, design, architecture, content management system, and other application solutions related to the functioning of the Internet pages.
Character of published content and liability of HTZ
Content published and made available on these Internet pages is of an exclusively informational character and has been acquired from sources that HTZ considers reliable, without any type of guarantee from HTZ, explicitly or tacitly, that it is accurate, timely, complete and/or suitable for a specific purpose or specific use. The User shall use such content at his own risk and HTZ shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the use or interpretation of the same. The published content and information do not in any way represent an offer or an invitation to make an offer for the buying and selling of, or any other type of transaction in connection with, the published content and information.
Method and purpose of the use of the content
HTZ grants to the User limited, nontransferable, and nonexclusive permission to view, print, copy, and in any other way use the content of these Internet pages, exclusively for personal and noncommercial use, i.e. for the purpose of promoting Croatia as a tourist destination, under the condition that such downloaded content is not changed or deformed in any way (including publication on web pages of a morally inappropriate content) and that HTZ is identified as the author of that content.
Any other method or purpose for the use of the content is permissible only with the prior written consent of HTZ and/or another legal owner of the content copyright, only by the party to whom that consent was given and in a way and for the purpose cited in that consent.
Method of accessing Internet pages and the published content
Access to the Internet pages is available for an unlimited number of people with the appropriate computer equipment and Internet connection. HTZ reserves the right in certain cases (maintenance, errors, unavailability of the communications links, force majeure, the decisions of public authorities, etc.) to limit the method and opportunity of accessing the Internet pages, completely or partially, temporarily or longer, both to all Users and to an individual User or groups of Users. In any of these cases, HTZ shall not be held liable for any damages arising from limiting the access to the Internet pages and the published content.
Upon accessing the Internet pages and content, the User is obliged to use standard technical equipment and the usual standards and methods of accessing Internet pages. The content published on the Internet pages can be searched only through the use of the permissible methods of information technology in a manner and in a quantity that is normal for an individual User. Every other method of searching and/or using the content that bypasses the security systems and applications of information technology, or during which certain applications or tools are used for the simultaneous downloading of an amount of data that is not normal for an individual User, represents a violation of HTZ's copyright, for which a User shall bear the corresponding material and criminal responsibilities.
The Internet pages may contain third-party content, such as forums, screensavers, applications, etc. that third parties can independently download or create. HTZ does not guarantee that such content is completely free from third-party rights, especially in terms of intellectual ownership. For these reasons, HTZ is not responsible for damages that a User may incur by the use of third-party content in any form, regardless of whether it is the result of a request from a third party or of the incorrect functioning of the downloaded content.
Right to change content
HTZ reserves the right to change or remove (temporarily or permanently) any content or services on the Internet pages, without prior notification and at any moment, and it shall not be held liable for any damages arising from such actions.
Links to external content
These Internet pages contain content and information from third parties and/or links to other Internet content. HTZ is in no way responsible for the content or external sources of data that can be reached by these links to such web pages, and it is not responsible for the conditions and the manner in which this content is used. HTZ cannot guarantee either the accessibility of external content or the correct functioning of the links to that content, and it shall not be held liable for any damages arising from the access to or use of such content. Users are responsible for independently deciding if they want such content and for the manner in which way they access these Internet pages via the links, and they are solely responsible for such actions and are aware of the consequences that might ensue from undertaking them.
Right to privacy and collecting user data
HTZ respects the privacy of the Users of its Internet pages. Data from the registration process and other information about a User will not be made available to a third party and it will not be accessible to a third party except in a case where such an obligation is prescribed by valid regulations.
In accordance with the law, HTZ can collect certain information about Users obtained during their use of these Internet pages. HTZ uses the data collected primarily to improve the functionality of these Internet pages and their content in order to direct and adapt them to Users, and it may also be used for other activities, which include the promotion of Croatian tourism, i.e. carrying out the main tasks of HTZ, and which includes but is not limited to:
- preparing analyses of habits and preferences of Users for market research and optimization of the Internet pages (including analyses obtained with the use of third-party tools such as Google Analytics, etc.)
- adapting the Internet pages to new and different technical solutions or the needs of the Users
- optimization of the intuitiveness and ease of access to and use of the content
- remarketing of User requests, or retargeting of Users to promote Croatian tourism.
By default, the browsing experience of website visitors is tracked by Google Analytics in order to produce anonymised statistics. You may choose not to be tracked (opt-out). If you change your mind, you can choose to be tracked again (opt-in).
Do not track preferences
Do not track is a function that allows visitors to opt out from being tracked by websites for any purpose including the use of analytics services, advertising networks and social platforms. Do not track options are available in a number of browsers including:
• If you enable do not track in your web browser, Google Analytics will respect your choice;
• If you have enabled the do not track function, you will not be tracked. This is in addition to you opting-out of the aggregation and analysis of data for our website statistics;
• If you have not enabled the do not track option but you choose to opt-out, the cookie ‘piwik_ignore’ will be stored in your browser. All visitors with a piwik_ignore cookie will not be tracked by Google Analytics;
• If you have disabled all cookies from your browser, we will still collect some general data about your browsing (e.g. a record of a visitor to our website) but they will be less accurate and your visit will not be tracked (Piwik cookies are not used).
HTZ may permit access to certain content only to registered Users. To register on these Internet pages, a User must complete the registration procedure, provide accurate data, and select a user name and password.
HTZ reserves the right to remove or deny the ability to use a User Account and/or one or more services for which a User is registered without prior notification or explanation.
HTZ shall not be held liable for damages arising from removal of a User Account and/or one or more services for which a User is registered or for damages arising from the unauthorized use of the User Account by a third party.
Dispute resolution and applicable law